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Situational leadership changes depending on the type of leadership (direction and support) each of your employee’s needs. Emotional leadership is based more on the theory of emotional intelligences and relates to the situation at hand.
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If you want to win a negotiation, your threats to walk away have to be credible; making empty threats will only turn your whole team into losers. Here are five ways to reinforce your credibility while demanding more:
In their book Grown-Up Leadership, Leigh and Maureen Bailey offer advice to help you realize "the benefits of personal growth for you and your team."
If you read current books on leadership, you might believe that personality is the greatest determinant of leadership success. Only a few decades ago, though, that belief would’ve been viewed as flawed, self-centered and wrong.
People can take tough news if you deliver it honestly, appeal to their
nobler sentiments and listen to yourself from their vantage point.
Over 14 months, including one yearlong school residency and two
summer-training periods, the New York City Leadership Academy teaches
would-be principals how to run a school.
Heed the words of David Corderman, chief of the FBI’s Leadership Development Institute: “Leaders are born and made.”
To gain agility and speed, urges entrepreneur Michael Kramer, standardize your processes.
Deborah Gruenfeld enjoys studying leaders who behave badly. “There are just so many good examples of people with power who behave
in ways that demand some kind of psychological explanation,” says the
director of Stanford’s Center for Leadership Development and Research.
What's a "rankist"? Well, it's kind of what it sounds like—someone who feels free to treat others with disrespect because of their lower rank in the hierarchy.